Statistics 260
Homework 1
Chelsea Poirier
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The movie The Joy of Stats was interesting and at times, even funny. One
topic that I found interesting was the San Francisco crime maps. The SFPD has
started using maps that look like plot graphs to show
Firm
Abercrombie & Fitch
Aeropostal
American Eagle
Ann Taylor
Bebe
Bluefly
Bon-Ton Stores
Cache
Charming Shoppes
Chicos
Childrens Place
Christopher & Banks
Coach
Coldwater Creek
Columbia
Dillards
Dress Barn
Footlocker
Gap
Jos. A. Bank
Kohls
Limited
Mens W
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Spring 2011
QUIZ 6 p-Values
4/14/11
1. You are to run an experiment to determine if your coin is fair or not. Flip it 20 times and record the
results:
Trial
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Result
(a)
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QUIZ 5 Condence Intervals
3/30/11
1. Gallup polled 3557 people last week and found 45% approve of the job President Obama is doing, 47%
disapprove, and 8% are neutral. Find 95% condence intervals for each of
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QUIZ 4 Probability Histograms
3/23/11
1. Consider the random variable tracking the number of heads in 4 ips of a fair coin. Draw a probability
histogram for this random variable.
Solution: First, compute f (
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QUIZ 3 Probability
2/16/11
1. An urn contains 3 red balls, 2 blue balls, and 5 green balls.
(a) A ball is pulled out of the urn.
(i) What is the probability that it is blue?
(ii) What is the probability that
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QUIZ 2 Normal Distribution
1/31/11
1. Suppose a set of test scores are well approximated by a normal distribution with mean = 54 and
standard deviation = 11.
(a) What percentage of scores were above 70?
(b)
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QUIZ 1 Histograms
1/24/11
1. In a recent football game, one team (we will call them the Packers) ran 57 plays, and the other (call
them the Bears) ran 61. The tables below list the number of times a play gai
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Final Exam
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calculator. There are 12 questions worth 8 or 9 points each. 2,4,6, and 12 are the 9 point prob
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Exam 3
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1. A statistician is stranded on a desert i
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Exam 2
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Exam 1
Show all work. Answers without work will receive no credit. You may use any non-graphing
calculator. There are 8 questions worth 12 points each, except for number 5, which is worth 16 poin